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Join a hands-on cooking class to make and eat soba (buckwheat noodles) from scratch in Ouchi-juku, a historic post town from the Edo period (1603-1867). But in Ouchi-juku, instead of chopsticks, you’ll do as the locals do and eat your soba noodles with a stick of green onion! This Ouchi-juku specialty is known as “negi soba” (green onion soba), and it looks great in photos! After your noodle-making experience, you’ll climb up to a lookout for a panoramic view of the charming Ouchi-juku landscape.
Why We Recommend This
- Experience soba noodle making in the historic streets of Ouchi-juku.
- Learn the entire process of making soba noodles from scratch, starting from kneading the buckwheat flour.
- Try your hand at cutting the dough into thin strips. Even if they're a bit thick, the taste of soba you've made yourself will always be exceptional.
- Discover the quirky “negi soba,” an Ouchi-juku tradition where you scoop up and eat soba with a stick of green onion. It's an experience you won't find elsewhere!
- After eating, enjoy a panoramic view of the historic townscape from the Ouchi-juku lookout.
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